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next on abc 7 news at 60, a look at what's keeping firefighters from gaining control over a destructi wildfire at yosemite. two children are shot and rushed to the hospital. and a look at the surveillance video that police in the sou bay hope can help them catch a killer. abc 7 news at 6:00 startsnow. live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. a battle for terrain continues in tuolumne county as the wildfire rages fo its eighth day. i'm ama daetz. the fire is just 7% contained right now. it's burned through nearly
134,000 acres. it has destroyed four hos and a dozen other structures. it's nearly put san francisco's water and electrity supplies in anger. more than 2800 firefighters are having a hard time getting control of the fire because of rough terrain and tall trees which catch fire far abov their reach. the weather is making their effort more difficult. leigh glaser shows us why. it was really a hot day out the on the fire lines and a gusty winds, reported gusts to 35 mes per hour in the higher terrain there. we're giving you a good see of that plume of smoke that' being created by these fires. and it's moving as far north as south lake tahoe. they're reporting very poor air quality. current readings, temperatures in the upper 80s. hot out there. humidity at only 17%. very dry those winds sohwest gust to
30-plus miles per hour. tomorrow not a lot of relief here. 90 those winds will pick up as well. there is a chance of some dry lightning as we head into tuesday night and wednesday, sothing they do not need. ama. >> leigh, thank you somuch. john alston joins us live from tuolumne county with a look at the fire tonight. >> repter: this has been one of the nagging trole spots all afternoon. behinde that road behind me is the road that leads up to berkeleycamp. as best we can tell, that i still apparently threatened by the fire that's burning behind me. fire crews apparently were able to save some yurts in the area and they're keeping an eye on some cabins. we don't hav any reports of any damage at this int, but the winds have been making matters worse up here in the sierr like a well-timed bucket brigade, several helicopters tried to snuff out the fire that would not go away. on the western ide, fire crews are taking preventive measures
to keep the flames from reaching more pulated areas. this clearing will help if the fire moves toward twain hart and tuolumne city. >> true survivors here. we don't know what's going on either, but we knowe're safe here. >> reporter: sandy valdez and her husband leave in that area. they decided to leave on their own. >> you just cry and laugh with everybody else. it's sad. u never think you're going to be here in this situation. and when you watch other peopl on tv that you can't help that are in it, then when it hits home, well, i'll be a volunteer. >> reporter: ty loaded up their camper and drove to the camp ground in sonora where the red cross has set up an evacuation here. >> we're much safer here. we check with our friends. they give aus call and let us know howhe situation is. today we heard 14 to 26-mile-per-hour winds up there. not good. >> reporter: back live, one of
the many fire vex going in and out of this area all day, a lot of them working 24 hour shifts and their work is not done yet. people stayed at the red cross center, also yosemite, parts of yosemite are burning at this hour, but such a large park and it is open, hower, highway 120 still remai closed. liven tuolumne county, john alston, abc 7 news. thank you for the update. our twitterfeed@abc 7 news bay area. we've been following a shoot in north oakland that sends two peoplen the hospital including two children. kira klapper is live with details. >> reporter: ama, a man, a woman, a 12-year-old girl and an 8-year-old are being treated in the hospital for nonlife-threatening njuries. police still need any lea they can get. we have video at the sce. it happened about 2:30 this afternoon at 104th and graffian
in east oakland. about eight blocks ae still closed off surrounding the shooting scene. police are still in their preliminary stables of investigating. the lieutenant tellse about a dozen officers were there mang sure that everyone else i the neighborhood was safe. they were tryi to determine if anyone else wa hit by any stray llets. good news, i'm told about the 12-year-old victim, though. take a listen. >> there's nothing life threatening whatsoever. she is with her mother. everything appears to be okay at this moment. but we want to get other information to find out what happened. >> all four victims are being treated for nonlife threattoning gunshot wounds, but police still have no one in custody. reporting live in oakland, kira klapper, abc 7 news. many questions remain unanswered after two gunmen opened fire on victims at 11th d d streets just after 1:00 this morning. they've released fe details
about the city's first two homicides of the ye. it sits between the b.a.r.t. tracks and railroad tracks belonging to union pacific. one longtime redent says violence is rare around his neighborhood. >> not that i could ever say don't go here, don't go there. we walk the dog. there's people walking dogs, kids playing in the park >> no arrests have been made in the cas the alada county coroner has not released the names of the viims. we have video tonight of the moment the 22-year-old san jose man was shot to death. we won't show you that exact moment, but here is video leading up to it. family members say ramon garcia, a father of fiv had gotten into an argument witha man yesterday afternoon with a man near st. jam park. you can see garc get off his bicle and back up against a car. thgunman chases him down and shoots garcia in the head. his aunt says gcia was trying to turn his life around. >> trying to stay out of trouble, stay out of jail. he said, yeah, i'm going to do
good, m going to try to do good this me and do it for me and my kids. >> police are setting the surveillance tape in the hopes of identifying the suspect. authorities are looking for a man who sexlly assaulted a jogger on the centennial way trail in san francisco. the woman told police she passed a man walking in the opposite direction when he suddenly turned and grabbeder r from behind. the suspect was last seen heading south on the trail towards san bruno. police a looking for two armed men who robbed a restaurant late last night. officers say just after 11:00, two men armed with handguns entered the back office at the restaurant. they confronted an employee and demanded cash. commerce were unaware aobbery was taking place. the men drove away in a silver colored jeep cherokee. tonight richmond police release pictures of a mail thief
they hope you can identify. th man on a bike casually reaches into themailbox and takes the content. the victim lives in richmond has has a home surillance camera. still ahead, how state lawmakers hope to tter protect women online. and w whole foods is getting into the music biz. and back-to-school in the bay area means alarm clocks are being set earlier and earlier. you can download abc's exclusive free alarm clock smartphone. it lights up with radar and trafficñáçwçñ
the social media phenomenon called revenge porn will soon be a subject of debate inthe state legislature. it's when a suspected suitor puts pictures of it on the internet. they would pish such conduct with up to a year in jail. they'll have to consider where toraw the line between privacy and free speech. that would be bullying a
dostic violence victim online a crime. the's something new in the aisles of whole foods stores. records. you can now pick up vinyl with kale and quinoa. from sinatra to bob marley. the sale of vinyl jumped 19% last year. analts say the move will change whole foods from a grocery chain to a lifestyle brand. shoppers cannot only buy a healthy lunch and organic hair products but select musics well. what movie the all three big debuts at the box office this weekend. and how many warm days are left this august? leh glaser is up next. the raiders will have a different starting quarterback thursday night in seattle as terrelle pryor gets the úoúo
through next monday. the bridge will openith its new eastern span on tuesday, september 3rd. transset offering extra bus service to b.a.r.t. stations to help people catch a train to get across the bay during the closure. b.a.r.t. will operate trains around the clock at several station. and if you hve to drive during the shut joub, download abc 7's exclusive ways traffic app to get around the gridlock. we have complete details on the brge closure and more information on how to get around the bay area on abc 7 news.com. the america's cup soared around today. this video shows an earlier n. emirates captured the louis vuitton cup. emirat will face its bitter rival oracle for the america's p. the best of the series begins
september 7th on san francisco bay. it was breezy on the bay today. >> u saw the windgusts. sfo gusts to 20iles per hour. a bit breez around the bay ar. hd showing you clouds continue to move inland this hour. the storm system that brought the weakold front i should say that brought parts of the bay area mainly in the north bay a few sprinkles earlier in the day has exited tothe north of us. but we're looking at this little eddie that developed near the coas i do want to show you some smoke plumes from the rim fire. you can clearly see just in the last few frames all that smoke. they're saying that poor air quality right now south lake tahoe reduced visibilities as well as all this is moving from the southwest up to the northeast. so keethat in mind. but yeah, really nice picture for you this evening. here's a look at our highs
today. we managed 81 in cloverdale. clear lake, 83. santa rosa 79. livermore 89 degrees. a warm day there. 8 today in morgan hill. san jose, all eye on you right now. a lot of ue sky. san jose 74, 80 in redwoo city. the golden gau en gate bridge, k there. early morning commuters take it easy as you allow extra drive time. livermore you're touching at 76 degrees. partly cloudy overnight with low clouds and fog. pockets of drizzle. a sunnyay tomorrow after the morning overcast burns back to the coast. 'll warm things the up a little bit through midweek. tuesday, wednesday looked terrif terrific. coolest locations up in the
north bay santa rosa 53 compared to 57 for safrancisco as well as livermore and antioch. here was the cold front low pressure and the jet stream just diving over the bay area. the clouds overnight. and also the high humidity today. all of that has lifted to the north. high pressure to the east. we'll start to build back to the west. in fact, it won't be a hot bubbleof air, but it will warm us up tuesday to wnesday. and then as we head through the latter part of our work week, temperatures will cool a little t. we'll notice those clouds starting to move inland. won't hang aroundtoo long. this is 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. then look at lunchtime. we'll see some sunshine across much of the bay area. highs tomorrow generally few degrees warmer. 82 san jose, 80 santa clara on the peninsula look for mido upper 70s,mid to upper 60s at the coast.
68 for san francisc north bay will warm things up 86, 80, vallejo, oakland tomorrow 74 75 for union city an interior east bay. a mild to warm with mid to upper 80s for brentwood and antioch and 83 for pleasanton. my accuweather seveday forecast will look for teeratures touching 90 degrees on tuesd tin land. then just mid to upper 80s thursday a friday. inland and s around the bay. follow live doppr 7 hd on twitter for the conditions rain or shine. but get power outage information and weather tweetsrom the weather team. >> great resource. this abc 7 news sports report brought to you by orchard supply hardware. >> niners are playing right now, but raiders making some news. >> that's right. you're such a fan, i love that. head coach dennis allen says he
wants to rest matt flynn as he has a sore arm. pryor imessed his coach against theears throwing for a tohdown and running for one as well. with that sore arm giving pryor a shot with the week one fense. week one is stil to be decided which give pryor a chance to impress on thursday. >> i'm still not all the way there in terms of the play book, in terms of being a quarterback out there. i'm still learning. don't get me wng. i can lead if i was called upon. i'm just out there getting better and trying to get in sancti sanctisync with the guys. second inning, 4-1 baltimore. lefty chris davis facie sonny gray. he goes opposite field. 118th ofhe year. the lo bright spot. josh donaldson.
that made it 7-3. the orioles reond including a two-run jack off nate mclouth. eight of the nine orioles starters knock in a run. 10-3 your final. a's remain 2 1/2 back of texas. giants hosting pirates d pirate pofs the caribbean out at mccoy cove. buster posey sings past a diving neil walker. blan will score. runns on the corners. pablo sandoval triples intohe gap. you know it's hit hard. 3-0 g-men. they go on to win and split the series. ryan vogelsong gets the shutout victo victory. chula visttaking on japan. until japan goes on top in the fourth. tokyo goes up 6-4. california looking to stage a comeback, but grounds into the game ending double play.
japan is your little league world series champion for the 2013 season with a 6-4 victory. all right, the pga tour staging their first fedex cup playoff ent in the barclays in rsey city. seems like everyone had a chance to win this thing including poin leader tiger wds who made quite a run at the title. tiger battling a sore back all week due to a soft hotel ttress. on 13 he tweaked his back on his apprch. falls to the ground. he did get up. bogeyed the hole. he's in the clubhouse at 11 under. co-leader justin rose, par putt on 14 to force a playoff! that's gng to ruin his dinner. lls to 10 under. just when you think tiger is done, birdies 16, sticks his approach at 17, birdies that. then off the green at 18 for a birdie and a playoff with adam scott. right online. oh, my. here we go. one rotation short. finishes at 10 under, a four-way
tie for second. he needed this to force a playoff. he misses. adam scott hangs on to win the barclays wita bogey-free 5 under 56. the indy grand prix. there was serious carnage lft on the asphalt today. plenty of action. ask ryan briscoe. spins into her camera here. going the wrong way on a one-way reet, you know what happens there. he won't like that result. scary moment in the pit. scott dixon hits one of will power's crew as he leaves. luckily the tire took most of e force. everyone got up, was okay. dixon was penalized. will power went for the third time in the last fr years here at sonoma. his first win of the 2013 season. there's your winner will power. >> dixon took a big hit. man, i feel bad for him, but i can't count the amount of times that sort of thing hashappened to us in the last two years, so we'll take it.
it's a win, and, man, i owe my guys that worked so hard and i feel so great. >> fortunaly, no one was hurt. thisabc 7 sports report brought to you by orchard supply hardre. we'll have the highlights a 9:00 and 11:00. tuesday first cutdown. last chance the make an impression. >> thank you. coming up next, the surprise movie is headi
join me tonight at 9:00 on cable 13. how and why birds are conforming to post a speed limit on certain ros. then at 11:00, how much would you pay to keep crying children awayrom you on your next flight? the airline that's giving you theoption. the stories and more coming up at 9:00 and 11:00 on abc 7 news. istorical fiction is cleaning up at the box office. lee dan yells, "the butl" topped the box office about a long serving white house butler arring forest whitaker and oprah winfrey. on its way to $100 million. jennifer aniston's comedy "we're